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Bartow County courthouse reopens after bomb scare
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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- A bomb scare interrupted morning business at the Bartow County Courthouse Tuesday.

The courthouse was shut down after two bomb threats were called in to 9-1-1 before 9 a.m., according to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap. 

Nothing suspicious turned up in a sweep of the building by Bartow County Sheriff's Office K-9 units, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office K-9 units, Cartersville Police, Georgia State Patrol, and Bartow County Fire officials.

The courthouse was declared safe shortly before noon, but normal business wasn't resumed until 2 p.m.

Anyone with information on the bomb threats is asked to call the Bartow County Sheriff's Office at 770-382-5050 or Crimestoppers at 770-606-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.

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